Getting back to healthy eating after a big holiday can be tricky, especially when we indulge a bit more at Thanksgiving dinner than we originally planned. Luckily, there are many healthy habits that can help you make up for some of the overindulging. Follow these tips to help you get back to healthy eating the day […]
When planning for the holidays try out the following recipes for side dishes that won’t add stress to your day or your waistline. These dishes are a great way to deliver traditional sides that will nourish the body and soul. Stuffing Wild Rice Stuffing (65 minutes) Cranberry Apple Stuffing (55 minutes) Farro and Mushroom Dressing (50 minutes) […]
Here’s how to tackle a season of Holiday Parties without the elastic waistband. Our Top 8 Tips 1. Eat before you go! Pick something hearty that is likely to keep you satisfied. Think high in fiber and lean protein like bean or turkey chili with tons of veggies. 2. Bring a healthy hors d’oeuvre or […]
Desserts are rooted in generations of family tradition as recipes that are passed down and replicated year after year. As a Registered Dietitian I believe it is important to keep traditions alive, especially those surrounding food. Bonding time spent in the kitchen with loved ones is priceless! I also view providing food to your loved ones […]
Orange happens to be my favorite color so it should come as no surprise that pumpkin season brings me great joy! Pumpkins are also packed full of nutrition which makes it a great idea to jump on the bandwagon of all things pumpkin. However, it is important to note that pumpkin-flavored foods are often high in sugar. […]
You don’t have to change everything at once in your quest for health. We’ve put together a list of the Top 10 Small Changes that can add up to a big difference over time. You don’t have to do everything at once. Pick a few items from the list below and try them out this […]
We here at Zipongo are eating vegan for our #20days2health. Eating vegan doesn’t mean you have to miss out on your favorite restaurants. Mexican restaurants have many tasty options that can meet your nutritional needs. Here’s a guide on how to order vegan when you eat South of the border! Starters Salsa and Guacamole with tortilla chips are […]
Fats have not always had the best reputation. The 90′s brought on a wave of low-fat and fat-free products along with a diet craze of avoiding fats at all cost. However, all fats are not created equal. Fats directly affect your blood cholesterol levels, and the right kinds of fat can aid in weight management. […]
Sleep and food are fuel for the body. If you reduce one source of energy, your body will compensate by requiring more energy from another source. The downside to swapping food for sleep? We consume more calories during awake time but don’t necessarily burn those additional calories. Consuming more than you burn = weight gain. […]
Typically, Eggplant Parmesan is not a healthy food choice. Eggplant is a thirsty little sucker. It soaks up a lot of oil when fried, and on top of that, the garden-variety Eggplant Parmesan is usually breaded. Then, after the frying and the breading, there’s the cheese—lots and lots and lots of cheese—which packs on even […]
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